Crime & Investigation

Woman, 37, Strangled to Death by Assailants in Mukono


story geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 150%;”>Ssali was strangled to death on Saturday night by unidentified assailants, according to Deputy Police spokesperson, Polly Namaye.

The deceased had for the last 18 years been sharing a house with her mother and son.

It all started on Thursday with Ssali’s mother leaving for Nsambya hospital to visit a patient.

The deceased remained at home alone but kept in contact with the mother.

“On the fateful day at about 10:00pm, the deceased and her mother talked on phone. When the mother returned home from Nsambya hospital the next day (Sunday), she discovered that the daughter was dead inside the house,” said Namaye.

The killings have since shaken Buganda region. On the same day, unknown assailants raided the residence of Aggrey Mpubanyi in Nabbingo before sexually molesting his wife.

Namaye said the Gooma area defense secretary quickly informed the police about Ssali’s death before crime scene officer and area police combed the scene for clues.

The body was taken to Mulago hospital for postmortem.

Namaye revealed that the Inspector General of police Gen. Kale Kayihura visited the family of the deceased at Gwafu cell to offer support in tracking down the assailants.

“The police has opened up investigations into the incident and any useful information is welcome on 0718300752, 0718300751,” said Namaye.


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